A Spanish aid organization said Friday that it feared hundreds of migrants may have died off Libya's coast, while Turkish media reported that 11 migrants died and four more were missing after a boat sank in the Aegean. Video on the DHA outlet in Turkey showed half a dozen covered bodies that were...
Tunis, Tunisia, March 23, 2017 – Ahly of Egypt, Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia, Swehly of Libya and Bourj Bouaririj of Algeria made their way to the semifinals of the 2017 Men's African Club Championship in Tunisia on Thursday.
Before he staged a professional comeback last week, the rapper Kayem had disappeared from public life for two years. A US citizen by birth who remembers his relatives' suffering at the hands of Moamer Kadhafi's regime in Libya, he was lying low on legal advice after the US authorities crippled his career by putting him on a no-fly list. Show More Summary
A search was underway for another migrant vessel believed to have run into trouble in the same part of the Mediterranean.
More than 250 African migrants were feared drowned in the Mediterranean Thursday after a charity's rescue boat found five corpses close to two sinking rubber dinghies off Libya. The UN's refugee agency (UNHCR) said it was "deeply alarmed"...Show More Summary
As fighting heats up between rival armed groups and Russia increases its involvement, a power vacuum threatens to tear the country apart.
Facing military defeats in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State group may be preparing a mass retreat to war-torn Libya.
Libya's oil production has reached 700,000 barrels per day (bpd), the National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Wednesday, recovering from a drop earlier this month caused by fighting at two key oil ports. "We are working very hard to reach 800…
THE Middle East is shattered. From the civil war in Libya to the killing fields of Iraq and Syria, the region has never been more divided. But amid the chaos, a few symbols still manage to unify people from Algiers to Damascus. One of the most beautiful is the oud, “the king of instruments”.
After a sizable build in crude and draw in gasoline overnight from API, WTI and RBOB are lower (legged down on Libya production news). DOE data confirmed the API data with a sizable crude build and gasoline and distillates extending their draw streak. Show More Summary
Former National Security Advisor Susan Rice, who infamously misled the American people about what transpired in Benghazi, Libya on September...
Since 2011, several different actors have been vying for power in Libya. Here is a breakdown of who controls what.
BENGHAZI, Libya/TUNIS (Reuters) - An eastern Libyan force says it will investigate abuses by its troops, after images showing the public display of corpses and allegations of summary killings surfaced following the end of a siege in Benghazi last week.
The refugees and migrants were rescued on the Mediterranean route from Libya to Italy in the last few days, IOM says.
Libyan prime minister asked for rescue and emergency equipment to curb illegal migration across its border into Europe.
GENEVA (Reuters) - More than 6,000 migrants have been rescued on the central Mediterranean route from Libya to Italy in the last few days, as greater numbers take to the sea in warmer weather, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday.
Authored by Melkulangara Bhadrakumar via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The common thread running through the two major ‘hot spots’ in the Middle East today – the conflicts in Syria and Libya – is undoubtedly the threat to international security from the extremist groups operating in these theatres. Show More Summary
Interior ministers mainly from the central Mediterranean region met in Rome on Monday to ramp up efforts to curb migration from Libya amid a sharp rise in the number of people trying to cross to Europe. One year after a controversial...Show More Summary
Italy and its northern neighbors agreed Monday to work together with Libya to help implement a new accord to better patrol Libya's coasts and stop smugglers from setting off with … Click to Continue »